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World Dec 10France’s Macron pleads for calm and makes concessions. Will it be enough for protesters?
Even as French President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence on the protests in a brief televised address, yellow-vested demonstrators vowed to keep up the pressure on a man they see as arrogant, out-of-touch and "president of the rich."…
World Dec 08Scuffles, tear gas as police clamp down on Paris protest
Crowds of yellow-vested protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron and France’s high taxes tried to converge on the presidential palace Saturday, as police fired tear gas, amid exceptional security measures.
World Dec 06France braces for more riots, closing museums and Eiffel Tower
Police unions and city authorities met to strategize on how to handle the weekend protests, which are coming even though President Emmanuel Macron surrendered Wednesday night and cancelled a fuel tax hike that had unleashed weeks of unrest.
World Dec 06Paris braces for new round of violence amid widespread protests
Police unions and local authorities held emergency meetings Thursday while disparate groups of protesters did the same.
World Dec 05Macron scraps French fuel tax hike amid violent ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations
Protesters celebrated the victory, but some said Macron's surrender came too late and is no longer enough to quell the mounting anger at their president, whom they consider out-of-touch with the problems of ordinary people.
Politics Nov 29Trump cancels G-20 meeting with Putin
Trump canceled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin planned for Saturday, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels over the weekend.
World Nov 20Ghosn’s arrest casts doubt on Renault-Nissan alliance future
Nissan's board is to meet Thursday to consider Ghosn's fate. Renault, where Ghosn is also CEO, said its board will hold an emergency meeting soon.
World Nov 10Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of armistice centennial
Traveling from across the world to monuments honoring soldiers who fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices Saturday ahead of Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically since the dark days of World…
World Sep 27Palestinian leader: Our ‘rights are not up for bargaining’
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused the U.S. of undermining the two-state solution.
Nation Jul 19Russian officials to meet suspected spy jailed in U.S.
Russian Embassy officials were to meet Thursday with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the U.S.